Represents a field in a list on a SharePoint Foundation Web site.

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New SPField shows in the view of my SPList but doesn't appear in any forms (edit, new)

I add a new column to a SharePoint list (the list is built on a content type) like this: SPField textfield = list.Fields.CreateNewField(SPFieldType.Text.ToString(), "new column"); ...
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Why does the ReadOnlyField hide the field in forms?

I have a field that I want to make not editable for the users. It's a field of type Text. I have read about doing it with javascript and content editor webbpart, but I want to do it programmatically ...
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full name of the user in a User Field

I have a list which among other fields contains a user field, shows domain\username. Is there a way to show full name of the user in a User field?
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Modifying XSL for multi lookup field

I'm trying to create custom XSLT for a multi lookup field, based on this article. When changing disable-output-escaping to yes I can see the html I want to modyify: <a ...
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What is a good way to determine via server object model if a field supports multiple values?

When looking at an SPField object, how can I tell if it supports multiple values? I.e. a Choice field that is displayed using Checkboxes, a Managed Metadata field that allows multiple values, Person ...
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Try Get Field with client object model without error

Question regarding the client object model. I wrote some client script for a procedure, but i don't know, how can I determine if the list or item has the field available or not? For example: ...
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How can I add Custom Field settings to all OOB Field types?

I need to add a custom "Check Box" property to all existing OOB SharePoint column types. This should appear in the Additional Column Settings section for any column type created; this property will be ...
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ContentType.FieldLinks.Add() issue with hidden and required

I have a feature that does the following in the feature activation Code : Creates a new SiteColumn (Type=Text, Hidden=False and Required =True) Set the french version of the Name (using ...
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Custom Field PropertySchema Type=User

I have a custom field in my SP Project. In my .xml file, I have a propertySchema and a user field inside it. Currently the field does not accept multiple users/groups. How can I change that? I ...
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Problem with visualization SPmenuField in SPGridView

I have created SPGridView and added one SPMenuField as the first column and some BoundFields. Then I added MenuTemplate to the first column. But there are rectangles with white color border (look at ...
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Field required in Content type, but not in my list

I don't know why but when I try to bind a list with my content type, fields having a status to "Required" in my content type are not Required at all in my List. I'm binding the field with this ...
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UserMulti Field not allowing multiple inputs

I am trying to add a muliiple user site column using the following: <Field ID="{FC2612C2-1C60-45C1-949A-A49BECD8DB02}" Name="test" DisplayName="test" Group="test" Type="UserMulti" ...
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Updating a SPFieldMultiLineText field

I have an SPListItem. I have a field on the item of type SPFieldMultiLineText. How can update the value of that field?
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Find content types for given column

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spfield.listsfieldusedin.aspx $web = Get-SPWeb http://”sitecollectionurl” $column = $web.Fields[“Column Display Name”] ...
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Create custom SPFieldLookUp that allows multiple values

I am pretty new to creating a custom field tupe and I have recently come across a need to create a custom SPLookUPField that allows multiple values. The main requirement is to change the way the ...
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How to identify if the list field come from web or site col?

I have a following task in sharepoint 2007 to identify if the list fields come from the parent web or site col, this i'm planning to do with a powershell script. So what I want to do is to iterate ...
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How to get rid of a broken SPField? Field is not updatable / deletable

I have a broken field in my site collection that is not updatable / deletable. Every change that I try to make on the field does nothing - the field is in the same state as before. I tried it via UI, ...
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SharePoint OM wont' read item property

I have a list item with one field Classes which is a multiple choice lookup. I want to implement an ASPX page which contains a ListBox which is filled with values from the Classes field. The following ...
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Using the FieldRendingControl for a given content type

I'm creating a webpart that acts like a new form. Based on a view I'm getting on fields and rendering them in my webpart using spfield.FieldRenderingControl. My columns are site columns, at this ...
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using calculated field in calculated field

I have field1, field2, field3, calcfield1, calcfield2, complexCalcField1 Calcfield1 and Calcfield2 use field1, field2 and field3 for its values. ComplexCalcField1 uses Calcfield1 and Calcfield2 for ...
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SetFieldValue for a TaxonomyField

I'm on a solution where I create a term with some subterms in the termstore. After that I create a sitecolumn and a listcolumn. When setting a value to the listcolumns with ...
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why updating formula, title in large list/library programmatically takes really long time

I have to update formula of calculated field. I wrote method for that, it is working fine and is updating formula as well. But it takes really long time to update formula in large library ie library ...
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FieldRenderingControl of SPField throws an exception for Survey List

I have created a Survey List in MOSS 2007. The field used in the survey is of 'Choice' type. While getting the field value in a custom web part program on another page, the FieldRenderingControl of ...
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Update field by code behind

I have an existing list with a text field and records in it. Now I want to change that text field into a calculated field to make it concat two other text fields in the list (possibly by changing the ...
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How do I get values of fields from custom lists?

I have a custom list ("Contacts") as well as a web part with forms. I want to take the custom list fields and map them to the web part form. My problem is getting the values from the custom list. I've ...
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What are the largest and smallest values that can be stored in an SPFieldDateTime?

What it says on the tin, basically! I assumed it's the same as a regular .NET DateTime struct, but whenever I try to store 01-Jan-0001 (smallest DateTime value), I get an error. Can't find it on MSDN ...
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BaseFieldControl in SPControlMode.Display not display correct values

I'm creating my own Display Form based on a view in a webpart. I'm getting the list (Document Library), and view, and then iterating through the fields, and creating a BaseFieldControl and then adding ...
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What type is Number field?

I have a Field, that has Type="Number". What type of variables can I assign to it? Will the field support float or double? oListItem["numberField"] = data; What type can data be? Cross posted from ...
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Changing SPField cause no changes

I try to change an SPField after SPList creation, but I'm not getting any results of that change. using this code: SPField oSPField = oSPList.Fields[new Guid("MyFieldGuid")]; ...
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Get all lists and sites using a given site column in sharepoint 2007 using powershell

In other words, is there a SPField.ListsFieldUsedIn() equivalent in SharePoint 2007? Ref: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spfield.listsfieldusedin.aspx
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Have different column title in Edit View form and view itself

I'm using C# code to automatically create a read-only Note column that is a truncated version of an existing Note column. list.Fields.Add(field.Title + " (truncated)", SPFieldType.Note, false); At ...
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Custom field type - how inherit attributes from base field type

I need to create custom field type which must inherit ATTRIBUTES from inherited field type (e.g. Note). I know how to add custom attribute on my custom type (using fldtypes...xml, custom ascx,...) ...
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The CHOICE element contains the value within its body. What gives?

As stated on MSDN, the CHOICE element contains the value within its body. That means that in a field, if I have: <CHOICES> <CHOICE>foo</CHOICE> ...
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SPFieldMultiLineText.UnlimitedLengthInDocumentLibrary = true

We are running into problems with the 255 character limit on a multiline text field in a document library. I can change the setting to allow unlimited length, but the following warning is displayed: ...
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Localization on a SPField created in code

When you declare a SPField in CAML, you can add the localization in the code: <Field ID="{57258F13-19B2-4A97-B244-090845B5C4AB}" Type="Text" Name="Partner" ...
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Placing CompositeFields for multiple list items on one form doesn't work as expected

In a workflow task, in custom edit form, i use CompositeField to render relevant fields current task item and for workflow item by setting a different context for CompositeField. However if i put ...
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Custom Field value not visible on a view

I have created a custom field based on SPFieldUrl. What I want, is basically just a normal Url field functionality, but I don't want it to be visible when new item is added to the list (a webpart is ...
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SP2010 Relational Lists - User Objects show “#VALUE!” instead of value

I know I'm just doing something wrong here but after I create a SPFieldLookup object, attaching to content type, and then adding to list, all looks fine. I then add an item to the parent, which in ...
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Why do I get a security validation invalid error updating a field from a feature receiver?

Trying to change the title field of a document library to be required..doesn't want to work. SPList docLib = web.Lists["Process Aids"]; SPField field = docLib.Fields["Title"]; field.Title = "Display ...
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Multilanguage fields in programatically created list

If I'm creating a custom list in my code, how can I make fields localized, so when user has set e.g. Polish, he can see field names in polish and when he has English language set, he can see field ...
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ArgumentException when trying to access SPListItem value

I have a tool to update all items in SP (link replacement). The tool works most of the time but sometimes it throws me an ArgumentException ("Value does not fall within the expected range."). Here is ...
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How do I convert SPUser to SPFieldUser?

I have a field in a list that accepts an SPFieldUser object. I have an SPUser object that I would like to populate that field with, but I cannot implicitly convert from one to the other. How would I ...
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How to have a column contain multiple users

I have a list with various columns. One of those columns is to store users. However, when I use the code configurationListFields.Add("Limit_Access_To", SPFieldType.User); I am only allowed to ...
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How to make field text bold in custom edit form?

I am already using custom field iterators to customize the fields on my list forms. When users are creating or editing a list item, I want certain field names to show in bold. For example, when users ...
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Is there a way to see if an SPField was created by a user?

I have some code where I am going through all of the Fields that belong to a content type. I'm curious if there is a way to check to see if the SPField was created by a user or if it is a system ...
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SetCustomProperty within OnSaveChange

Saving Custom Field Type properties using SPField.SetCustomProperty within the IFieldEditor.OnSaveChange event does not seem to work, for reasons explained elsewhere. I've seen all kinds of bodges ...
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How to set ListItem Lookup Field value

How do I set a ListItem's Lookup field using code? SPFile file = list.RootFolder.Files.Add(destUrl, iStream, true); SPListItem item = file.Item; item["DocumentID"] = DocID.ToString(); ...